About Emergency Dental Care
Special dental problems (such as a cracked tooth, toothache, jaw pain, and more) insist on rapid relief. If these mouth emergencies happen, patients near the Plano, TX area are encouraged to phone our dentists at Family First Dental Care for assistance and relief. Our dentists will respond to each question regarding the patient’s dental emergency and go over short-term relief and long-term treatments. If calling during normal office hours, the patient is generally asked to visit Family First Dental Care for treatment, although for concerns that happen after the office closes, our dentists will be called and given the patient’s contact information, so our dentists can help the patient determine the most suitable plan. Patients can also make an appointment at Family First Dental Care 24/7 on the website for issues that don’t need fast care.
"Dr John, the Dental Assistants and all of the staff are excellent! Both for adults and kids. I highly recommend Family First Dental Care."- J.B. / Google / Jan 12, 2019
"The staff at this place is great. They are very personable, respectful, and honest with you. I went in for x-rays and cleaning and was out in 30 minutes! I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to have a good experience at the dentist!"- A.S. / Google / Dec 18, 2018
"I went in as a new patient and saw Dr. Melanie. She was super friendly and knowledgeable. Her hygenist Katy was really friendly and hospitable as well. They both made sure I was comfortable being there for my first visit."- R.D. / Google / Dec 15, 2018
"BEFORE MY DENTAL CLEANING THIS TIME, I SAW DR. JOHN SENGSON FIRST, AND I ALWAYS LIKE INTERACTING WITH HIM. THEN MY HYGIENIST KATY CAME AND PROVIDED A THOROUGH CLEANING AND RINSING WITH FLUORIDE (MINT FALVORED). THE STAFF IN THE OFFICE WERE MOST CORDIAL AND EASY TO DEAL WITH!"- A.S. / Google / Dec 15, 2018
"I have gone here for years, have referred 4 people, and will continue to do so."- M.R. / Google / Dec 08, 2018
What to Expect
For after-hours dental emergencies, the patient is advised to phone Family First Dental Care and give a message to our answering service. Our dentists (or another approved dentist, if our dentists are not available) is phoned and the patient’s message and contact information is passed on to our dentists, who will call the patient. Commonly emergencies can be resolved with a prescription submitted to a pharmacy and the patient is asked to visit Family First Dental Care when the office opens. If the patient has a more serious problem of uncontrollable bleeding, extreme pain, and/or signs of an infection fever and swelling, our dentists will generally send the patient right away to an emergency room if it is during non-office hours.
Our dentists will often schedule a second appointment to monitor the patient’s progress or to complete the needed treatments. Our dentists will talk to each patient regarding individual care guidelines that should be followed precisely for better healing. Patients should continue to schedule yearly dental exams and bi-annual dental cleanings at Family First Dental Care so our dentists can spot and avoid any future concerns that may need emergency care.
Dental emergencies should not be ignored due to money problems. Family First Dental Care will talk to the patient’s insurance company to find their best coverage. Family First Dental Care accepts several payment methods and connects patients with financing options to make fast dental care reasonably priced.
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It seems like the most important dental emergencies, such as a lost filling or cracked tooth, tend to happen when they are least welcome. Luckily, Family First Dental Care offers emergency dental care. If you have a concern that needs urgent care our dentists at Family First Dental Care will do their best to get treatment to you as soon as possible.